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Street Vending: Should it be Legalised or Should the Poor be Allowed to Continue?

This morning I received an invitation to a talk given in Tbilisi by a PhD student about how the poor  in Georgia use different coping mechanisms to survive, one of which is street vending.  Without speaking to the PhD student, … Continue reading

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Creating Lectures for Citizen Scientists

Originally posted on Earthwatch:
I have a fantastic job at Earthwatch, and I’m going to tell you about a day-in-the-life of me and my team, specifically from our lecture last week at the Royal Geographical Society in London. There are…

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Duke of Edinburgh International Award for Young People

I can’t tell you how proud I am of both the OPG Project Leaders and the Oceans Ambassadors this week, or how creative and inspiring they all are.  Having formally started their awards about three or four weeks ago, it … Continue reading

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Going Bananas!

This video pretty much sums up exactly how I am feeling today: Just so many exciting and wonderful things going on, and kind of hard to put into words all the things swirling around inside my head right now, so … Continue reading

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Another Birthday

Another Birthday I’ve had two amazing birthdays in my 36 years of life.  Both of them since I moved to the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.  Last birthday, I was with my host family in Vale in the tiny village … Continue reading

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Oceans Project Georgia

Oceans Project Georgia, a set on Flickr. few pictures from the first week of the Oceans Project in Georgia, with thanks to British Connection International School, Tbilisi for use of their building, and to Darien Book Aid for the donation … Continue reading

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